The previously announced Blue Orchestra anime adaptation has received its first teaser visual, along with a 2023 premiere date. Take a look at the visual:
The Blue Orchestra (Ao no Orchestra) manga was first serialized in 2017 on Shogakukan’s Manga ONE app. Shogakukan is also publishing the physical copies in the Ura Sunday Magazine. There are currently 10 volumes out. You can read the synopsis:
Hajime Aono, influenced by his father who is a violinist, competed in competitions until the first grade of junior high school. When his father left home, Hajime became apathetic and distanced himself from the violin. However, in the fall of his junior year of high school, he meets Ritsuko Akine. Through teaching her the violin as a beginner, he faces music again.
Aono reaffirms his enjoyment of music, and together with Akine, he enrolls in Umimaku High School, which has a strong orchestra club. Through friendly competition with rivals and friends, Aono confronts himself and his past and refines his talent. Aono, as well as his family and the other members of the club, face a variety of problems related to their talents. Overcoming their own problems, they work together to create their own performance for the regular concert. A coming-of-age ensemble drama in which the members come together through music.
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